Statement from the Canadian Gaming Association

October 2, 2012

Toronto People opposed to a gaming entertainment centre in Toronto are certainly entitled to their strong, heartfelt opinions – but they shouldn’t be allowed to present their fears and objections…

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54% of Toronto Residents Support Idea of New Casino in Toronto

April 19, 2012

If Casino were Part of Larger Complex Including Restaurants, Shops, Entertainment and Hotel, Four in Ten (37%) More Supportive Toronto, ON – Almost all Torontonians (89%) have heard about the…

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Canadian Gaming Association Acknowledges Major Milestone To Allow Single-­Event Sports Wagering In Canada

March 2, 2012

Bill C-­‐290 passes third reading with all-­‐party support and is sent to the Senate TORONTO, ON, March 2, 2012 – The Canadian Gaming Association (CGA) today is pleased to acknowledge…

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Canadian gaming industry matures into one of the largest entertainment industries in the country, the CGA’s Economic Impact Study finds

October 18, 2011

Impact spreads: Canadian companies now technology leaders, export gaming products internationally TORONTO, ON, October 19, 2011 – Legalized gaming has nearly tripled in size since 1995, from $6.4 billion in…

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Canadian Gaming Association welcomes changes to allow enhanced sports wagering in Canada

September 28, 2011

  TORONTO, ON, September 28, 2011 – Joe Comartin, M.P. Windsor Tecumseh, today introduced an Act to Amend the Criminal Code in the House of Commons to permit single-event sports…

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Stakes are high for gaming industry’s small businesses

August 10, 2011

HOLLY FRAUGHTONSpecial to Globe and Mail Update Gambling is big business in Canada – about $16-billion worth annually. It’s little wonder that large companies are maneuvering to get in on…

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Casino New Brunswick not so scary after all, a year after facility opens, concerns have mostly made way to praise

May 6, 2011

When it was announced in 2008 that New Brunswick’s first-ever casino would be built in Moncton, the word “increase” was often thrown around by local residents: increase in automobile traffic,…

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CGA Letter to Editor in Response to Globe & Mail Article

May 2, 2011

Re: Government-Sanctioned Online Gambling: Short-Sighted And Morally Bankrupt (April 20): Internet gambling has been available for more than 10 years. It’s a growing world-wide $30-billion business with the current Canadian…

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Feds lobbied for single-sport betting Restriction ‘just silly,’ says MP

March 16, 2011

BY BRIAN CROSS, THE WINDSOR STAR MARCH 9, 2011“Many, many” U.S. customers would return to Caesars Windsor if it could offer Las Vegas-style sports betting, says CAW Local 444 president…

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OLG not failing gamblers

January 12, 2011

Re: OLG’s hollow assurances, Editorial Jan. 7 OLG takes its responsibilities very seriously to assist those individuals who may be playing beyond their limits. In fact, Ontario is the world…

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